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    21 Highly-Rated Moisturising Products To Help Solve All Your Dry Skin Problems

    Because winter is coming.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This super-hydrating hyaluronic acid is great because it's lightweight enough to settle into your skin rather than just sitting on top of it. No wonder it has over 760 reviews with a 4.5-star average!

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    This vegan hyaluronic acid contains vitamin C and green tea extract, adding brightening and calming properties to its super moisturising formula. It works by binding to the water in your skin to help retain moisture, and because this stuff contains no parabens, silicones, or drying alcohol, it'll give you a really dewy finish. Plus, this brand gives you loads of product (60ml, which is twice the size of many other hyaluronic acid bottles), so it'll last you ages.

    Price: £15.49.

    2. A bristle brush can help improve your circulation, exfoliate dry skin, and stimulate oil production. This one has 782 reviews (75% of them are 5-star!)

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    This brush comes with an easy bamboo handle to help you reach all parts of your skin hassle-free. You can hang this thing up easily too because of its useful rope hanger! Use it on dry skin before your morning shower to help remove dead skin cells, get your blood flowing, and wake up those oil-producing glands in your skin. Just use short, gentle strokes (going too hard can damage your skin) – folks say this brush is really gentle but effective!

    Price: £7.99.

    3. Wake up to softer, smoother lips with some Laneige lip sleeping mask, which has 130 reviews with a 4.4-star average!

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    This K-beauty lip mask works while you sleep and encourages a protective film to form over your lips. It contains hyaluronic acid, which bonds to the existing moisture in your skin to help keep it locked in, and it's got nutrient-rich antioxidants from goji berries and more!

    Price: £12.89.

    4. Burt's Bees' tinted lip balm has 246 five-star reviews from 343 customers for a reason – it's pigmented enough to create a ~look~, but hydrating enough to stop your lips suffering.

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    This lip balm comes in six different colours (I love the vampy Red Dahlia for colder weather), and its balm-based formula will give that perfect not-too-dry, not-too-glossy natural finish. These balms can keep your lips protected and hydrated for up to eight hours, and they're made from 100% natural ingredients, including mega-hydrating shea butter!

    Price: £3.99 per lip balm.

    5. A really moisturising primer will help your makeup go on way better. Lunar Glow's water-based hydrating primer has over 181 glowing reviews!

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    If you're like me, you'll find that putting makeup on dry skin is probably the most stressful part of your beauty routine. This smoothing, hydrating formula makes my morning go a lot faster, because its glycerin-rich formula adds hydration while really helping my foundation stick (even to my nose, where makeup usually lasts about a minute!) Customers love that this stuff keeps their makeup looking fresh for hours, and some say the formula isn't greasy, which is a really common problem among other hydrating primers.

    Price: £10.

    6. O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream is my absolute fave – seeing as it has a 4.8-star average rating from over 800 reviews, it looks like I'm not alone!

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    My hands are usually a bit on the dry side, but with colder weather creeping in, they've been getting extra thirsty (reader, I had flakes. FLAKES.) This stuff is very nourishing because it contains glycerin, and its super creamy formula goes a really long way – you only have to use a little bit for this cream to work its magic! It contains allantoin too, which creates a kind of barrier on your skin (don't worry, it doesn't feel heavy or greasy because your hands absorb the cream quite quickly.)

    Price: £8.55.

    7. I swear by some Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser to clean my skin without stripping it of moisture. It has over 800 reviews with a 4.3-star average for a reason!

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    You don't have to go super high-end to find a cleanser that really works for your dry skin – I've been using Cetaphil for years and love it. It contains no soap or fragrances, both of which can dry your skin out, and it's non-comedogenic too, meaning it won't block your pores! You can use it on your face and your body, and it's sensitive skin-friendly too.

    Price: £9.98.

    8. This exfoliating foot mask really, really gets in there. 72% of the 340-plus folks who rated it gave it five stars!

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    Cracked heels and dry feet are a super common problem coming into colder weather. This foot mask is really helpful – you just wear it under some of the socks included (don't worry, you won't have to ruin your fave fluffy pair!), and the exfoliating mask will do its thing. It contains extracts like peach seed and aloe vera to help repair your cracked heels as well as removing the dead skin from them. This stuff works best if you follow it up with a 10-20 minute-long soak, which I honestly will never turn down!

    Price: £9.99.

    9. Almond oil solves so many moisture problems – it's moisturising for your lips, hair, skin, and it can remove your makeup without drying your skin out too. No wonder customers love this vegan formula, which has a 4.5-star average rating from over 800 people!

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    This vegan, cruelty-free product is a real multipurpose hydrating hero. Because it's 100% natural, you can safely use this product almost anywhere, from your lips to your nails! People love how great this stuff smells, too, and it's highly absorbent as well, meaning it sinks into your skin really easily rather than just sitting on top of it. As an added bonus, folks say this bottle is really long-lasting as just a little bit of this product goes a really long way.

    Price: £5.49.

    10. Shea butter is great for moisturising your skin! This one has over 320 reviews (70% of those are five-star.)

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    Loads of products contain a bit of shea butter, but if you're really trying to tackle dry skin, you can't do much better than the real deal. Use this stuff after your shower to replenish and hydrate (shea butter has naturally-occurring vitamins A and E, which are great for deeply nourishing your skin!) Customers say this 100% pure and natural product is highly effective.

    Price: £6.99 for 500g.

    11. Moisturise your skin while you shower with this E45 shower cream, which has 112 ratings with a 4.2-star average!

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    Some other shower gels can be really drying, especially if they're heavy on the fragrances. This one doesn't have any, and customers say it does exactly what it promises!

    Price: £4.11.

    12. This mask is incredibly hydrating, and it has over 90 ratings with a 4.3-star average.

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    Just pop this mask over your face and wait for a couple of minutes for that dewy, hydrated result! This mask encourages collagen replenishment and helps to calm down puffy skin while it's hydrating you. Customers say it's v easy-to-use as well!

    Price: £9.99 for a pack of 12.

    13. A satin pillowcase won't tug at your skin, and it helps to prevent frizz too. No wonder it has over 395 reviews (75% of those are five-star.)

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    Cotton pillowcases can cause a lot of friction, especially if you move around a lot in your sleep. This one is smooth, so your skin and hair will just glide across it without much friction. Plus, it helps the natural oils in your skin stay there rather than being absorbed by cotton or other materials! It comes in 11 different colours, so you can pick the perfect set to suit your decor.

    Price: £6.98 - £8.99 for two, depending on colour.

    14. Aloe vera gel is both hydrating and healing. This one has 692 ratings with a 4.6-star average.

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    Another fragrance-free hero, this gel works to hydrate your skin with naturally-moisturising aloe vera extract. It's rich in vitamins A, E, C, B1 and more, meaning your skin will be nourished and become less inflamed when you apply it! Plus, the formula is vegan and cruelty-free.

    Price: £5.99.

    15. Some plain ol' E45 cream really helps loads of people with medium to severe dry skin. Over 360 reviewers have given this one five stars!

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    Sometimes, the oldies really are goodies. E45 has a reputation for a reason! Their formula helps to protect and hydrate dry, damaged skin, and it works for sunburned skin as well. The product claims to work for flaky skin and conditions like eczema, ichthyosis, and dermatitis.

    Price: £6.25.

    16. This Simple moisturiser has SPF in it, which means it protects you from UV rays while it hydrates! Plus, 73% of its 197 reviews are five-star.

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    Allantoin creates a barrier that protects your skin, and the glycerine in this moisturiser draws hydration to your skin! This Simple formula contains triple-distilled water so it's extra purified, and it doesn't contain any perfumes or colours. It's hypoallergenic too, so you can use it on most kinds of sensitive skin!

    Price: £6.90.

    17. This retinol serum with hyaluronic acid works as an exfoliator and a moisturiser rolled into one. 79% of its 128 reviewers gave this stuff five stars!

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    We've mentioned hyaluronic acid before in this post, but this serum has retinol in it too, making this product a double threat for dry skin! Retinol works as a super-effective chemical exfoliant, removing dead skin cells from your face and clearing out any blockages. Meanwhile, the hyaluronic acid in this thing binds to the water in your skin and keeps it there, so this product is the perfect way to deeply exfoliate your skin without stripping it of moisture!

    Price: £11.95.

    18. Bioderma H2O micellar solution is my number one option for makeup removal – it's good at its job without being bad for my skin. Other people seem to think so too, given that it's got 106 reviews with a 4.4-star average!

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    You're probably really smart about what makeup you use if you've got dry skin, so it makes sense to use the best stuff to take it off as well! Bioderma's makeup remover is great for fellow dry skin sufferers because it contains no fragrances and uses really gentle ingredients. Customers say this one takes their makeup off quickly, and because it's suitable for sensitive skin, you can use it to remove eye and lip makeup as well.

    Price: £5.99.

    19. It can be hard to find a good concealer that won't make your dry skin look even more flaky, but customers say this one from Maybelline does a pretty good job – it has over 1,260 reviews with a 4.2-star average!

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    Finding a good concealer can be tricky when you've got dry skin, but Maybelline has got your back. It's made for skin of all different ages, so it's not harsh enough to dry out your skin even further (plus, it contains nourishing ingredients like goji berry extract and haloxyl!) It's available in 18 shades too, so there's something for a variety of skin types!

    Price: £7.

    20. Body scrub exfoliates your skin and gets rid of dead cell buildup (don't worry, this one doesn't use plastic beads – instead, their scrub uses all-natural coffee grounds.) This stuff has 93 reviews with a 4-star average!

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    Body scrubs are a great way to get rid of built-up dead skin cells, which happen quite frequently if your skin is on the drier side. Just massage this scrub in during your shower for smoother, more hydrated-looking results! This scrub contains naturally-occurring caffeine, which is a great way to tighten and de-puff skin. It's also packed full of moisturising ingredients like cocoa butter, shea, olive and almond oils, and more!

    Price: £12.99.

    21. You can get moisturising bath bombs (!). This one has over 125 reviews with a 4.7-star average!

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    Bath bombs are gorge, they smell great, and they're really fun to use, but if you're worried about dry skin, it can be hard to figure out which ones suit your skin type! These bath bombs are the perfect solution – because they contain shea and cocoa butter, they'll actually help to moisturise your skin while you're using them. As an added bonus, they are (to use a technical term) pretty AF!

    Price: £9.99 for a pack of six.